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Maple Grove students will not have Manning enrollment priority

At the Oct. 10 school board meeting, both sides of the ongoing Maple Grove and Manning debate — a question of whether neighborhood elementary school Maple Grove should feed into Manning, an option … more

A chilli tale from Chugwater, Wyoming

A few years ago I was driving from my house here in Golden to a gig with a band way up in Gillette Wyoming. That’s about a five or six hour drive from here. I had just had the transmission in my … more

Colorado Mountain Fest offers opportunities to get your outdoor adventure on

In July 2016, Maddie Miller of Denver embarked on what she described as a crazy adventure. It was the kind of adventure that along the way, Miller learned a lot about herself, fostered a special bond … more

Activities and beer are bountiful in Golden this fall

Just when I thought that the busy season for events in Golden came to an end until Christmas, I take a look for something to write about and find that this coming weekend has some very cool things to … more

‘We can all be eco-warriors’

The latest estimate for the lifespan of the Republic Services Foothills Landfill — located just north of Golden on Highway 93 — is about 15 to 20 years. “It is in our best interest to divert as … more

Golden History Museum celebrates local culinary history

If there’s one thing that the late American food critic Duncan Hines valued, it was where to get a good meal. And according to Hines’ 1960 publication of “Adventures in Good Eating,” that … more

Golden seeking ideas from the community for its newest park

Picnic tables, fitness equipment, public art, tetherball. The possibilities are nearly endless for Golden's new park. “We have a blank slate,” said Rod Tarullo, the city's director of parks, … more

NREL gets its first autonomous shuttle

From wireless charging for electric vehicles to vehicles that run on hydrogen fuel, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden has been doing research on transportation for a long … more

Parents appeal decision not to designate feeder for option school

Neighboring schools Maple Grove Elementary for kindergarteners through fifth graders and the Manning School of Academics and Arts for sixth through eighth graders are at odds over a decision on … more

Golden features bike lanes, cycling safety programming

People in Golden love to ride their bicycles. And it’s not uncommon for people from elsewhere to come to Golden to enjoy a bike ride. Not to mention mountain bike trails, the city’s 15 miles of … more

Pet parade pals headed to downtown Golden

Arf…Arf, arf, arf…Arf, arf…Woof!Sorry, I had to start this week’s column by speaking directly to the dogs that, uhm…might be “using” this newspaper. Of … more

Colorado Railroad Museum welcomes back Thomas the Tank Engine

Thomas the Tank Engine is making his annual trip to Golden this September. Families tend to love this event because it offers something for everyone, across the generations, said Danielle Riebau, the … more

Giddy Up Gala supports community grant program

The annual Giddy Up Gala: A Night of Boots, Bourbon & Beer will take you back to the late 1980s and early 1990s in Golden's Wild West to meet horseman and Hollywood silent film actor Pete … more

Escapee from Lookout Mountain youth detention facility arrested in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs Police on Aug. 26 arrested a man who had been on the run for about two months following an escape from the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center in Golden in June. Quinn Scaggs, who … more

Colorado Classic rolls through Golden

Golden is getting amped-up for the Colorado Classic bike race. And there are number of ways for the community to get involved, whether it be cheering on the cyclists from the sideline or watching the … more

Golden’s softball twins are double trouble for opponents

GOLDEN — The offensive numbers Golden’s identical twins Makayla and Makenzie Middleton have put up the previous three seasons on the softball field is mind boggling. The Middleton twins have … more

Future of Astor House will remain unknown for another year

The future of the historic Astor House in downtown Golden will remain undetermined for the time being. Golden City Council on Aug. 8 decided to postpone going to the voters with an Astor House ballot … more

Time for Golden’s spin cycle

I bet you didn’t know that your life has been effected by a volcanic eruption on an Indonesian island in 1815 that led to a crop failure in Europe in 1860 that caused the deaths of lots of horses … more

City council passes final phase of code changes

Ending a four-month moratorium on large residential developments in Golden, city council passed Phase II of changes to the Golden Municipal Code by a six-to-one vote on July 25. Councilman Jim Dale … more

Council approves additional uses for Golden Overlook property

Golden City Council approved a new development plan on July 25 for a property known as the Golden Overlook. The Golden Overlook is privately-owned property located approximately between the … more
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